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File #: 191330    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/3/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing the Chief Information Officer in the Department of Administration to establish a management training protocol in relation to new software platforms for affected City departments.
Sponsors: ALD. COGGS
Indexes: AUTOMATION, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT DIVISION
Attachments: 1. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
3/13/20200 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/26/20200 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: David Henke, Information and Technology Management Division
Pass3:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/21/20200 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/17/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
191330
Version
ORIGINAL

Reference

Sponsor
ALD. COGGS

Title
Resolution directing the Chief Information Officer in the Department of Administration to establish a management training protocol in relation to new software platforms for affected City departments.

Analysis
This resolution directs the Chief Information Officer in the Department of Administration to establish a management training protocol in relation to new software platforms for affected City departments in order to ensure upper-level employees are on-boarded with new software programs.

Body
Whereas, The 2020 Budget was adopted by Common Council File Number 190001 on November 26, 2019; and

Whereas, Amendment 6 placed a footnote in the Budget stating, “The Chief Information Officer position in the Department of Administration shall establish a management training protocol in relation to new software platforms for affected City departments in order to ensure upper-level employees are on-boarded with new software programs”; and

Whereas, Software platforms are a significant cost to the City of Milwaukee, and are not always as efficient or cost-saving as the technology has the potential to be; and

Whereas, In recent years, cities of similar size to Milwaukee have expanded their use of in-house technology in order to offer more efficient services and increase transparency to the public; and

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee does not have a management training protocol to ensure that upper-level employees learn important skills and knowledge for operating the latest software tools; and

Whereas, Many computer software applications regularly undergo updates that require users to remain up-to-date; and

Whereas, Many upper-level employees have not received prior education or training in modern software applications, in large part because many platforms are new or receive frequent updates; and

Whereas, Learning and applying innovative technology to their work may allow some departments...

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